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Margaret Thompson Wilborn

Mrs. Margaret Thompson Wilborn of Richmond, formerly of Scottsburg, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at the Chippenham Hospital. 

She was born in Halifax County on Jan. 18, 1929 and was 83 years old. She was the daughter of the late Avery Thompson and the late Ester Guthrie Thompson and was married to the late Ray McDonald Wilborn Sr. 

She was a member of Scottsburg United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Margaret Thompson Wilborn is survived by two sons, Ray McDonald Wilborn Jr. and wife Allene of Lynchburg and Stacy Thompson Wilborn and wife Cathy of Chesterfield; one grandchild, Lori Benton, and husband Josh of Charlotte, N.C.; one great-grandchild, Coleman Benton; four brothers, James, Larry, David and Joseph Thompson; three sisters, Jane Wooding, Dorothy Martin and Rachel Smith; and a number of nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by one son, Earl Preston Wilborn; one sister, Ollie Waller; two brothers, John Thompson and Charlie Thompson.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. at the Oakland Cemetery in Scottsburg with the Rev. Don Bryant officiating.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, from 10 until 11 a.m. at Powell Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers consider the Hospice of Virginia, 1700 Bayberry Court, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23226.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.